FEA Commentary: What Advantages Does FEA Bring to Development?
Applying JMAG to Power Transformer Designs
- Preventing Insulation Breakdowns Ahead of Time -
I would like to clarify how much value there is in introducing finite element analysis (FEA) to the electrical equipment design field. In this issue, I will examine the ways in which FEA can be applied to transformers, and to large scale power transformers in particular. In general, FEA allows you to visualize physical quantities that cannot be seen by the naked eye and streamline your design process. This article is a must-read for those who have given up on FEA because they think that it takes too much time.
How far has model based development spread? CAE edition
Issue 1 Asking an LMS engineer
- Applying Model Based Development to Vibration and Sound Problems in Electrical Equipment -
I laid out the logic behind model based development in the series that I wrote last year, so this year I would like to report on how it is actually being used in the field. I plan on interviewing vendors who work alongside JMAG to support model based development in order to clarify what engineers in control and mechanism development think about this development method, and what they expect from us, the electrical engineers. These interviews should give me and my coworkers a chance to learn what steps to take moving forward.
Last year, we at JSOL began running vibration noise analyses on permanent magnet motors with Shibaura Institute of Technology and LMS Japan. We gave a progress report during a seminar at the JMAG Users Conference last year, and I was surprised at how many people came to attend. It made me realize that there are a great many people concerned about these problems. In this issue, we hear from Mr. Asano and Mr. Ito of LMS Japan, one of our co-researchers. They talk about various themes, including how professional vibration and sound control engineers look at model based development application in electrical equipment.
Fully Mastering JMAG
- Common Questions for JMAG -
While the majority of JMAG users consist of electrical engineering specialists, a lot of mechanical designers have begun using our products recently, and quite a few of them are probably wondering what they should do to perform better calculations. In this corner, we tackle some problems that many of our users seem to be encountering. In each issue we give examples of questions that we receive the most often to try and help readers who are having similar troubles.
Fully Mastering JMAG
- Issue 4 Understanding Meshes from A to Z -
Have you mastered JMAG?
JMAG continues to evolve with each passing day. There may be functions in JMAG that even those who have already been using it will learn for the first time, as well as some useful procedures that are not well known yet. Why don't we make operations more efficient by becoming familiar with new functions and operations that we don't know about?
In this series, I would like to introduce "Things that we should know" in JMAG, as well as some advantageous applications that you can try.
- Event Introduction for May and June, 2012 -
- Event Report 1 -
- Event Report 2 -